[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0242]

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Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "A CITY STREET THRILLCADE tougher than the regular performance at the fairgrounds Tuesday sent five persons to Mercy hospital. And most seriously injured were Lawrence Gratewski, 36, and Robert Nedeau, 27, billed as "world champion daredevils." They and three occupants of a convertible were hurt when the thrill hearse and convertible collided at NE 5 and Walnut. They suffered bruises and possible fractured ribs. Injured in the convertible were Brent Kirk, 21, of 145 E. Park, driver, and Mr. and Mrs. Havones Cutler, Snyder. Police accident investigator Bill Williams ... continued below

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McLaughlin, Al September 23, 1952.

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  • Main Title: [Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0242]
  • Added Title: A City Street Thrillcade

Description

Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "A CITY STREET THRILLCADE tougher than the regular performance at the fairgrounds Tuesday sent five persons to Mercy hospital. And most seriously injured were Lawrence Gratewski, 36, and Robert Nedeau, 27, billed as "world champion daredevils." They and three occupants of a convertible were hurt when the thrill hearse and convertible collided at NE 5 and Walnut. They suffered bruises and possible fractured ribs. Injured in the convertible were Brent Kirk, 21, of 145 E. Park, driver, and Mr. and Mrs. Havones Cutler, Snyder. Police accident investigator Bill Williams is shown surveying to the thrill vehicle."

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PublishDate: 9-24-1952

Credit: Daily Oklahoman

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  • "A City Street Thrillcade", Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 09-24-1952

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Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection

The Oklahoma Publishing Company, the parent company of many prominent Oklahoma newspapers, amassed a significant collection of photographs that span more than a century. The wide variety of photographs accompanied stories in the newspapers.

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  • September 23, 1952

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McLaughlin, Al. [Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0242], photograph, September 23, 1952; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc220865/: accessed December 16, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.